Tom Horvath, Ph.D

Tom Horvath, Ph.D

Dr. Tom Horvath, Ph.D

Tom Horvath, Ph.D., is a licensed and board certified (ABPP) clinical psychologist. From 2000-2010, Tom was adjunct faculty at the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, University of San Diego, where he helped leaders in all fields develop their leadership and executive potential.

From 2010-2018 he was adjunct faculty at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego, teaching addictive behavior courses. Tom is the author of Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions (2nd ed.; Impact, 2003), is one of the founders of SMART Recovery (in 1994) and was president of SMART Recovery for 20 years.  Tom was the Secretary-Treasurer (1995-98) of the American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction Psychology (Division 50), and served as President from 1999-2000. 

Dr. Horvath is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Tom serves as an advisor and consultant for Realize Recovery.